SideKick Extra Pale Ale | Two Brothers Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Two Brothers Brewing Company
Illinois, United States
twobrothersbrewing.com

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.10%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by MCain04 on 03-15-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
855
Reviews:
102
Avg:
3.88
pDev:
10.31%
 
 
Wants:
33
Gots:
188
For Trade:
2
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Ratings: 855 |  Reviews: 102
Photo of ConorGolden
3.25/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Tsar_Riga
3.71/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A - Light gold color, slight haze but mainly transparent, white head, extensive lacing.

S - Pine, first, lemon, second, and a soapy note. Eh, not great but not terrible.

T - Opens with quiet lemon and passionfruit, no real sign of malt, a bit of grape flesh. Very strong turn toward bitterness in the close, but without aspirin.

M - Prickly. Very light on the tongue. Drying close.

O - Close. Nice fruit, but sharp bitter close. Highly drinkable, but without much scope. Leaves me reaching to find much beyond the bitter close.

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Photo of drstalker
3.91/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of muswellbeerbelly
3/5  rDev -22.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Timtac
3.5/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of HamdenHector
3.3/5  rDev -14.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

A: slight haze; medium gold in color; 1 finger white head that receded to a wispy cap; OK lacing;

S: mostly floral; a hint of malt in the background;

T: almost no flavor up front; never really pops; what's there is pretty nondescript; mild to moderate bitterness on the finish;

M: medium bodied; moderate carbonation; moderately dry finish;

O: not much to the flavor;

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Photo of beagleyx2
3.25/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of WillieThreebiers
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of APMietelka
3/5  rDev -22.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of cryptichead
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BrazilianAussie
3.8/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mothmanscott
3.95/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a clear gold producing 3+ fingers of frothy, white, somewhat lasting head that leaves a thin bubbly collar ring but only a few streaks & motes of lace. Aroma is pineapple, tangerine, floral & pale malt with a hint of white fruit. Taste is tropical fruit, tangerine, grapefruit, orange peel, melon, hints of pine & pepper. There's something in the slightly dry but juciy finish reminiscent of the flavor of those orange colored, wax Halloween harmonica/whistles that used to come out every fall in the 60's. The sip dries in the citrus, melon, lightly bitter & astringent aftertaste. Mouthfeel is medium bodied with moderate carbonation, light prickle, juciy from start through finish, drying in the aftertaste. Thanks to outdoor7or24 for the opportunity!

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Photo of Roybert
3.79/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of michaelsmith11
3.49/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of stadmo1
3.48/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of outdoor7or24
4.1/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Purchased 6 pack while on recent trip to Chicago. Poured into pint glass.
A: pours an almost 2 finger frothy white foam head, mild spotty lacing, super clear yellow golden body, nice carbonation rising to the top
S: hits of citrus fruits, orange oil, some mango, light aroma
M: medium light body that makes me think sessionable brew
T: light soft winter grain in the start that leads to citrus hops, orange, hints of mango, in the middle leads towards some hop bitterness that is very well balanced and not overpowering at all, in the finish I detect a little mineral in the finish.
O: will seek this brew out again, fantastic for the hot summer days or enjoying a few with fellow beer friends.

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Photo of Karibourgeois
3/5  rDev -22.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Molson2000
3.38/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of ZEB89
3.92/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of psoriasaurus
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mattknueven
4.05/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of emptyglassagain
3.57/5  rDev -8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MattMorin
3.6/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of KurtE
4.14/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of scottspencer
3.99/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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SideKick Extra Pale Ale from Two Brothers Brewing Company
3.88 out of 5 based on 855 ratings.
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